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Statistics (STAT)

STAT 240 (GQ) Introduction to Biometry (3) Statistical analysis, sampling, and experimentation in the agricultural sciences; data collection, descriptive statistics, statistical inference, regression, one factor AOV, probability. Students may take only one course from STAT 200, 220, 240, 250 for credit.

STAT 240 Introduction to Biometry (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

This is a course concerned with statistical analysis pertaining to the natural and agricultural sciences. The objective of the course is to provide students with a good basis for understanding uncertainty and its effects on understanding observational studies and experiments. Course content includes data collection, descriptive statistics, statistical inference, regression, and ANOVA. Students will learn through lectures, individual and group problem solving, computer-based activities, and case study discussions. Since real-life use of statistics relies upon computers, this course will provide a strong hands-on analysis element necessitating regular access to computer labs. The statistical background gained by students will provide them with a base for future use of statistics in both their course work and careers.


General Education: GQ
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Quantification
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: Placement into MATH 021 or higher

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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